VISION – HEARTLESS

UK rapper Vision makes his debut with ‘Heartless’, a bass-heavy track featuring sparse percussion and some intricate, baritone flows reminiscent of early Giggs.  Speaking on the vengeance-centred track, the man himself described it as being “about the many levels of emotion – anger, longing and self-ruling when reminiscing about what you once had.”  Stream below…

GTA – LITTLE BIT OF THIS [FT. VINCE STAPLES]

As if further proof was needed that Vince Staples’ flow is as well-suited to a higher tempo track as it is to a Hip Hop beat [and it really isn’t, see ‘Smoke & Retribution‘], Vince Staples hops on a new track from GTA’s upcoming album ‘Good Times Ahead’.  ‘Little Bit of This’ also comes with a…

AZEKEL – RAW VOL. 2

“I was inspired by the issues some of my friends in the city were finding themselves in,” Azekel says of the inspiration for the follow-up to ‘Raw Vol. 1‘.  “Also I was listening to a lot of similar themes in the music from Curtis Mayfield & Marvin Gaye, and became conscious that this idea of…

DUCKWRTH – LOWRIDR

Duckwrth had us thoroughly entertained with the Anderson .Paak featured visual for ‘Get Uugly‘, and thankfully he’s wasted no time in following it up with the equally Funk-inflected ‘Lowridr’.  Produced by Ru AREYOU, the track will feature on the Bay Area via South Central  MC’s upcoming debut EP ‘I’M UUGLY’, which will also be accompanied…

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BLACK EL & DURKIN – 5 TO 6

It’s now got to the point where we can rely on Boston’s producer Durkin and Black El to consistently deliver the goods.  Their collaborative EP ‘L_st‘ was studded with Indie Rap gems like new track ‘5 To 6’.  This time around, the producer/MC duo link with $pe$hil_T for a laid-back yet politically restless new cut, stream…

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BRASSTRACKS – GET YOUR WAY [FT. ROSES GABOR]

Brooklyn production duo Brasstracks release a new single from upcoming EP ‘Good Love’ [August 19].  New single ‘Get Your Way’ featuring UK vocalist Roses Gabor is an uncomplicated shot at the mainstream and, according to Brasstracks “was started in the back of a 15 passenger van, worked on in various hotel rooms around the Northeast, and finished in our home…